Peter Hawkins

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A  child displaced by Islamic State violence  in a tent at a refugee camp in the Makhmour area near Mosul, Iraq. Photograph: Ari Jalal/Reuters

Some 3.6 million children in Iraq are at serious risk of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction and recruitment into armed groups, Unicef, the UN f(...)

Iraq’s prime minister Haider al-Abadi visits an Iraqi army base on Wednesday in Camp Tariq near Falluja. Photograph: Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters

Iraq has delayed its assault on the city of Falluja because of fears for the safety of civilians, prime minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday, as(...)

Civilians who fled their homes due to clashes on the outskirts of Falluja gather in the town of Garma, Iraq, on Monday. Photograph: Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters

At least 20,000 children remain inside the besieged city of Falluja, Islamic State’s stronghold near Baghdad, facing the risk of forced recruitment in(...)

 Ian Bibby on his way to winning stage six  of the 2015 An Post Rás from Ballina to Ballinamore. Photo: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Stage six of the An Post Rás saw race leader Lukas Postlberger make another move towards overall victory, with the Austrian rider putting further tim(...)

Matteo Malucelli celebrates as he crosses the line in Bearna. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The Italian team Idea 2010 ASD bounced back after a controversial 24 hours, taking stage three of the An Post Rás in a big bunch sprint into Bearna. (...)

Patrick Bevin, New Zealand National Team, crosses the line ahead of Marcin Bialoblocki, Velosure Giordana. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy

For those rivals who hoped that Patrick Bevin’s early leadership of the An Post Rás would lead to cracks in his defence later on, there was first hop(...)

Robert McCarthy of An Post Chain Reaction celebrates winning stage one of the An Post Rás from  Dunboyne to Roscommon. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The An Post Rás got off to a perfect start for the Irish-registered An Post Chainreaction Seán Kelly team yesterday, with the squad netting the first(...)

New overall leader  Peter Hawkins  (Team IG Sigma Sport), celebrates after Stage Two of  An Post Rás, from  Longford to Nenagh. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Taking over from stage one winner Conor Dunne at the top, Peter Hawkins (IG Sigma Sport) became the second Ir(...)